Archive for: Zach Greinke

A Simple Kind of Fan. Getting to Watch Braun’s Next 6000 At- Bats. 4.26.11

When the subject is discussed about Milwaukee Brewer legends, invariably the first two names brought up are Robin Yount and Paul Molitor.  While both men are legends, there is a clear and distinct difference between the two players. ... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. NL Preview – 3.29.11

Much like last week, I will be taking a closer look at the National League.  Pitching, pitching, and more pitching is what describes the National League race.  If you can’t go three deep with aces, you generally need not apply.  I... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. Playing 20 Questions for the Playoffs – 3.15.11

The exhibition season is killing me.  Every year I get swept up in the over emphasis on Spring Training stats and I forget that for every Casey McGehee, there are ten Brad Nelsons and Chris Duffys.  As a result, I am going to mix it... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: A Groan & A Sigh of Relief

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is March Birthdays. A Rachel Roberts sort of morning. Golden Eagle fans can rest a little easier today, as Marquette beat Providence last night in the first round of the Big East... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Never Had A Doubt

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is The Women That Started It All. A Jenna Fischer sort of morning. The big news out of 1265 yesterday was the release of AJ Hawk.  Before fans could even wrap their minds around that,... read more »


Zach Greinke’s Mental Game

I am looking forward to the coming season for the Milwaukee Brewers. It’s hard not to be excited about the way they have upgraded their pitching staff, acquiring Shaun Marcum and — in a move that shook the baseball world —... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan. A Giant Game of Major League Monopoly. 2.8.11

I love baseball.  I love the history, tradition, and numbers associated with the game.  Unlike football, the game has been played the same way for over a hundred years.  Unlike football, you can make crude comparisons of players from... read more »


A Simple Kind of Fan

Welcome to the first edition of A Simple Kind of Fan.  Thank you to Wally and the gang for giving me a start on here and allowing me the opportunity.  The purpose of this blog is to explore everything Brewer related from a fan’s perspective. ... read more »


Daybreak Doppler: Better Than Expected But Still an L

This week’s Daybreak Doppler Dames theme is women from Holiday/Christmas movies. A Kristin Davis (Deck the Halls) sort of morning. Matt Flynn performed greater than anyone could have expected, but in the end the results was... read more »


Milwaukee Brewers Potpourri 6/6

BREWERS NEED TO LOCK UP GALLARDO Yovani Gallardo pitched another gem for the Brewers last night, going 8 innings in a 4-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves.  With the win, Gallardo is now 6-2 on the season with a 2.84 ERA and a miniscule 1.08... read more »